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Learning Specialist for grades K–5, from March 1-April 30, 2018.

Lincoln School, an all-girls, Quaker, Pre-K-12 school on the East Side of Providence, RI, is seeking a long-term substitute Learning Specialist for grades K-5, from March 1-April 30, 2018.

Qualifications

●Bachelor’s degree required, MA preferred
●Certification in Orton Gillingham required
●An understanding of and appreciation for the developmental range of the age group
●Strong oral and written communication skills
●Excellent interpersonal and collaborative skills
●Strong work ethic, sense of humor, and a kind spirit

The Learning Skills Specialist

●Has one-to-one, small group pull-out, and push-in classes that focus on Language Arts and Math.
●Works with students on organization and time management skills.
●Plans with classroom teachers on a weekly basis.
●Attends selected parent-teacher conferences.
●Collaborates with teachers on progress reports.
●Maintains communication with parents and outside providers.

Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, resume, and the names and phone numbers of three references to Maureen Devlin at mdevlin@lincolnschool.org

Performing Arts: Acting/Tech Theater Teacher, 2018–2019

Lincoln School, founded in 1884, is an independent K-12 Quaker girls’ school in Providence, Rhode Island. We are currently seeking a full-time Drama and Technical Theater teacher for the 2018–19 school year.

The position entails teaching a range of Lower, Middle, and Upper School Drama classes as well as an Upper School Technical Theater class. Lincoln is prioritizing candidates who have extensive experience directing theatrical productions and who are also versed in the areas of stage management, lighting design, set building, and scenic painting.

Qualified candidates will have a strong background in the most up to date approaches in theater education and a passion for designing curricula that help students develop their creative voices, their confidence, and their communication and collaboration skills.

Maintaining a reflective teaching practice, as well as being open to constructive feedback, are essential qualities of the successful candidate. Contributions to school life beyond the classroom are expected, as well as the ability to embrace and forward the Quaker mission of Lincoln School. A bachelor’s degree is required with a master degree preferred.

If interested, please send a resume, statement of educational philosophy, and a list of 3-5 references to Middle and Upper School Administrative Assistant, Kim Lawrence, (klawrence@lincolnschool.org). More information about Lincoln School can be found on our website at www.lincolnschool.org.


Engineering, Robotics and Mathematics Teacher, 2018–2019

Lincoln School, founded in 1884, is an independent K-12 Quaker girls’ school in Providence, Rhode Island. We are currently seeking a full-time engineering and math teacher for the 2018–19 school year.

The position entails teaching a range of engineering, robotics and mathematics classes in our upper school. In addition, candidates should be prepared to collaborate with members of the Technology and Mathematics Departments on the development of new offering in our clubs and extracurricular programs. The successful candidate will be an active member of the Technology and Mathematics Departments, bringing a strong commitment to Lincoln's evolving STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics) program. The preferred candidate will have experience with and a dedication to student-centered teaching and differentiated instruction. A sense of humor, a belief in an all-girls educational environment, as well as the desire to inspire, teach iterative thinking and problem-solving skills, and engage young women are essential. Contributions to school life beyond the classroom are expected, as well as the ability to embrace and forward the Quaker mission of Lincoln School. A bachelor’s degree is required with a master degree preferred.

If interested, please send a resume, statement of educational philosophy, and a list of 3-5 references to Ed Tech Department Head, Susan Amsler-Akacem at samsler-akacem@lincolnschool.org and Candice De Los Reyes at cdelosreyes@lincolnschool.org. More information about Lincoln School can be found on our website at www.lincolnschool.org


US History Teacher, 2018–2019

Lincoln School, founded in 1884, is an independent K-12 Quaker girls’ school in Providence, Rhode Island. We are currently seeking a full-time, Upper School History teacher with a breadth of content expertise including, but not limited to, US History, World History, Comparative Government and African Studies.

The ideal candidate has a strong background in education. A degree in History and a Masters degree in Education are preferred, but other appropriate experience will be considered. Applicants should have exemplary pedagogical skills, a passion for teaching and learning from young people, and a love for working with adolescents in all facets of their school experience inside and outside the classroom. In addition, qualified candidates must maintain a reflective teaching practice that involves collaboration and critical dialogue with colleagues and division leadership about their teaching practice. Finally, qualified candidates will be adept at using technology in the classroom as means for maximizing student learning.

Candidates should have experience with student-centered teaching, together with confidence and experience teaching History at the high school level as well as a serious commitment to teaching writing and research. In addition to teaching 4 classes, responsibilities include serving as an advisor, attending all required meetings and functions, upholding Lincoln’s Quaker values, and supporting students outside the classroom.

If interested, please send a resume, statement of educational philosophy, a writing sample and a list of 3-5 references to Upper School Division Assistant, Kim Lawrence (klawrence@lincolnschool.org). More information about Lincoln School can be found on our website at www.lincolnschool.org.

US Chemistry/ Physics Teacher, 2018–2019

Lincoln School, founded in 1884, is an independent K-12 Quaker girls’ school in Providence, Rhode Island. We are currently seeking a full-time Upper School Physics/Chemistry teacher.

The position requires teaching two sections of 9th grade General Physics and two sections of 10th grade General Chemistry, serving as an Upper School advisor, and engaging in Lincoln’s clubs/extracurricular program as need be. The successful candidate will be an active member of the Science Department team continuing work in Lincoln's Beyond the AP program, and in developing curricula utilizing the newly opened STEAM Hub for Girls facility. The preferred candidate will have experience with student-centered teaching and the confidence and skills to meet the needs of a variety of learners in the Upper School grades. A sense of humor, commitment to an all-girls environment, and the desire to inspire and engage young women are essential.Contributions to school life beyond the classroom are expected, as well as the ability to embrace and forward the Quaker mission of Lincoln School. An advanced degree is preferred, though not required.

If interested, please send a resume, statement of educational philosophy and a list of 3-5 references to Upper School Division Assistant, Kim Lawrence (klawrence@lincolnschool.org). More information about Lincoln School can be found on our website at www.lincolnschool.org.

Lower, Middle, and Upper School Physical Education and Health Teacher, 2018–2019

Lincoln School, founded in 1884, is an independent K-12 Quaker girls’ school in Providence, Rhode Island. We are currently seeking a full-time Physical Education and Health teacher for the 2018–19 school year.

Qualified candidates will have experience working with students in elementary, middle, and high school, and an ability to teach a comprehensive physical education program across these ages which builds confidence, cooperation, physical health, strength, sports skills, positive social skills, and the value of exercise. In addition, we are prioritizing candidates who would be interested in collaborating with Lincoln’s Health Team to develop a comprehensive K-12 Health and Wellness curriculum. Health teaching responsibilities will be determined by individual candidate’s experience in this area.

Specific responsibilities of the position include N-8 curriculum development, daily planning and teaching, as well as coaching one season in our after-school, interscholastic athletics program. A Bachelor’s degree in Physical Education/health and wellness is required; a graduate degree is preferred.

Interested candidates should send a resume, statement of educational philosophy, and a list of 3-5 references to Middle and Upper School Administrative Assistant, Kim Lawrence, (klawrence@lincolnschool.org).


Kindergarten Lead Teacher, 2018–2019

Lincoln School, an all-girls, Quaker, Pre-K-12 school on the East Side of Providence, RI, is anticipating a Kindergarten Lead Teacher opening for the 2018-19 school year.

Qualifications

  • Master’s Degree in Early Childhood education required
  • An understanding of and appreciation for the developmental range of the age group
  • A nurturing, compassionate and respectful approach with the children
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and collaborative skills
  • Proficiency with educational technology
  • Strong work ethic, sense of humor, and a kind spirit
  • Continuing interest in professional growth

Responsibilities

The Kindergarten Lead Teacher is responsible for all aspects of the Kindergarten classroom, including:

  • Implementing a rich curriculum, including Singapore Mathematics, based on the needs and interests of the children.
  • Using a variety of instructional strategies.
  • Continuously assessing the skills, abilities, interests, and needs of the children.
  • Maintaining a clean, safe, exciting, and organized environment for the students.
  • Collaborating with the other Kindergarten teachers.
  • Building strong relationships with parents and respond to parents' comments and concerns with sensitivity, interest, and respect while maintaining confidentiality.
  • Being an active member of the Lower School community.

Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, resume, and the names and phone numbers of three references to Maureen Devlin at mdevlin@lincolnschool.org

Advancement Officer

Advancement Officer

Summary:

Lincoln School is looking to hire a Full-Time Advancement Officer to help maximize the impact from philanthropy in the short, medium, and long term. This individual will focus on major gift fundraising across the country.

The Advancement Officer will manage a portfolio of 150+ prospects, be held accountable for annual fundraising goals, and work as part of a team on the creation and implementation of overall fundraising strategies. The Advancement Officer will also be responsible for organizing and managing selected fundraising efforts and/or projects.

Requirements:

  • Ability to qualify major gift prospects that represent the highest giving potential for Lincoln School
  • Willingness to travel approximately 40-50 percent of the time, with the possibility of one international trip a year
  • The confidence and skill to artfully ask prospective donors to make a major financial contribution in a face-to-face meeting
  • Outstanding interpersonal skills
  • A high level of comfort with direct donor interaction and cold calls
  • Initiative and independence, combined with the ability to work well as part of a team
  • Excellent planning and organizational skills
  • Minimum of five years of demonstrated success as a front-line fundraiser, including success in closing five- and six-figure gifts, or a minimum of five years of demonstrated success as a front-line salesperson, including success in closing five- and six-figure sales
  • Strong communication skills, including excellent writing ability
  • Strong computer skills with experience in fundraising databases
  • Bachelor’s degree required

How to Apply:

Interested candidates should send a resume and cover letter to Julie Stafford, Human Resource, Benefits and Payroll Coordinator at jstafford@lincolnschool.org.

Lower School Substitute Teachers

Lower School (Pre-Kindergarten through Grade 5) is looking for Substitute Teachers. If you are interested, please forward your resume and references to Maureen Devlin at mdevlin@lincolnschool.org. Thank you.

Little School Substitute Teacher

The Little School (ages 8 weeks to 3 years old) is currently seeking substitute teachers for their program. Experience with that age preferred. Please send resume and letter of interest to jerickson@lincolnschool.org


Lincoln School does not discriminate in admission or access to, or participation in its programs and activities on the basis of disability, race, color, religion, creed, sexual orientation, ancestry, citizenship, or national or ethnic origin. Nor does Lincoln School discriminate in employment on the basis of any of these categories. Any questions in this regard should be directed to the head of school.


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